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1934

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1975

  • We acquired this object.

2018

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Drawing, Contemporary American Industrial Design Exhibition, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1934: Dining Table, October 2, 1934

This is a Drawing. It was from the office of Donald Deskey Associates and manufactured by Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company and Schmieg, Hungate & Kotzian, Inc. and drafted by (Unknown) Olsson and made for (as the client) Metropolitan Museum of Art. It is dated October 2, 1934 and we acquired it in 1975. Its medium is graphite and black ink on tracing paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Donald Deskey. It is credited Gift of Donald Deskey.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 96.5 x 196.9 cm (38 in. x 6 ft. 5 1/2 in.)

It has the following markings

Stamp in black ink, lower right: DONALD DESKEY/501 MADISON AVENUE/ NEW YORK CITY

It is inscribed

Inscribed in graphite in stamp, lower right: 6085 - SPEC./F.S./METR. MUSEUM/CAL. REDWOOD BURR/POL. CHROM./ETCHED MIRROR TOP/REFLECTOR; Olsson/D./10/2/34; 10/3/34, 1, SHK/10/6/34, 1, PITTSBURG GLASS/10/6/34, 1, MET.; dimensions, materials, instructions in graphite

Cite this object as

Drawing, Contemporary American Industrial Design Exhibition, Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1934: Dining Table, October 2, 1934; Office of Donald Deskey Associates ; USA; graphite and black ink on tracing paper; H x W: 96.5 x 196.9 cm (38 in. x 6 ft. 5 1/2 in.); Gift of Donald Deskey; 1975-11-717

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